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BELLEVUE, WA, US, and LANGLEY, UK: August 1, 2016 – the Expedia group (NASDAQ: EXPE) and Travelport (NYSE: TVPT) have today announced an expanded European partnership which sees Expedia extend its use of Travelport’s Travel Commerce Platform in multiple European countries

As part of the agreement, Expedia and its brands, including its corporate arm, Egencia, will continue to use Travelport’s industry-leading Universal Application Programming Interface (Universal API) to access unrivalled hotel and car content and to power new services that will give their customers a greater level of information, choice and flexibility when it comes to booking online travel. In addition, the leading OTA will utilize Travelport’s Rapid Reprice and ePricing technology, two products which have been designed to improve the speed and efficiency of the overall air shopping experience for consumers.

Steve Jarvis, Vice President, Strategy & Business Development at the Expedia group said: “Expedia’s commitment is to be the very best place to shop for travel and Travelport’s Travel Commerce Platform offers innovative technology and particularly extensive hotel and car content.”

Scott Hyden, Travelport’s Group Vice President, Enterprise Customer Group, commented: “We’re delighted to be expanding our European agreement with Expedia and look forward to continuing to grow our long standing global relationship in the months and years ahead as we work closely with them to support their highly customer-focused approach and overall growth ambitions.”

Expedia
Sarah Gavin, Vice President, Global Communications
press@expedia.com

Press release posted on: Aug 2 2016

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http://www.travelport.com/
Country: UAE

Travelport is a broad-based business services company and a leading provider of critical transaction processing solutions to companies operating in the global travel industry.

With a presence in 160 countries, approximately 5,400 employees and reported 2009 revenues of $2.2 billion, Travelport is comprised of the global distribution system (GDS) business that includes the Galileo and Worldspan brands; GTA, a leading global, multi-channel provider of hotel and ground services; and Airline IT Solutions, which hosts mission critical applications and provides business and data analysis solutions for major airlines.

Travelport also owns approximately 48% of Orbitz Worldwide (NYSE: OWW), a leading global online travel company. Travelport is a private company owned by The Blackstone Group, One Equity Partners, Technology Crossover Ventures, and Travelport management.

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